Special Report: Plant Design

For those on a budget, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) can help stretch the dollar, writes Total Construction’s Rob Blythman.

A new Australian innovation in sugar processing technology that promises to help tackle obesity is opening up new opportunities for Sunshine Sugar.

Ingredients company Danisco has a new high-care, high-volume powder blending facility with a small footprint.

Water and moisture can negatively impact processes for commercial bakeries, so the right drainage is key, writes ACO Australia product manager Kate Jennings.

Sydney brewer 4 Pines recently opted for Aerofloat’s compact, low maintenance and completely sealed DAF as part of its brewery expansion.

A bunch of new breweries are popping up as consumer demand for craft beer goes from strength to strength.

Adams Pest Control has developed a new electronic monitoring service that can map pest hotspots and then measure the success of pest management strategies.

Coopers Brewery is preparing to unveil a new $60 million malting plant that is considered the most technically advanced of its kind in the world.

Norco Foods is floating a fresh approach to wastewater which it hopes will offer a more compact and effective treatment process.

Birch & Waite's new $13.5 million factory in Revesby has some innovative new processing technology – including the Southern Hemisphere’s first commercial-sized shaking retort.

A new biorefinery project in Bundaberg will see waste water from the distillery converted into biocrude as well as green electricity.

Occupational safety offers yet another benefit of food and beverage factory automation, writes Universal Robots’ Shermine Gotfredsen.

Sunny Queen is breaking new ground in the ready-to-heat category with the help of a significant new processing plant.

Wiley senior process engineer Scott Hebbard explores the energy issue, and how to manage it.

The new Bannister Downs dairy farm and facility is being built with the future in mind.